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Friday Check-inMay 26, 2017

Earlier this week, the president released his budget for FY2018, which includes a proposal to cut federal funding for Brand USA. U.S. Travel and the broad travel community are engaging members of Congress to ensure their understanding of the tremendous value that Brand USA creates nationwide.

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Friday Check-inMay 12, 2017

Hundreds of events and rallies were successfully staged across the U.S. to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, with many embracing this year’s theme, the “Faces of Travel.”

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Friday Check-inMay 05, 2017

In addition to passing a funding bill this week averting a shutdown and keeping the federal government operating through September, Congress held three separate hearings on travel-related issues. 

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Friday Check-inApril 21, 2017

On Wednesday, more than 200 travel industry professionals, representing all sectors of the industry, convened in New York City for U.S. Travel's inaugural Secure Tourism Summit to discuss how our industry can prepare for and respond to crisis situations.

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Friday Check-inApril 14, 2017

Next Wednesday, U.S. Travel hosts the inaugural Secure Tourism Summit in New York City, where security and communications experts will provide insights and educate industry leaders on threat management, crisis response and traveler safety.

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Friday Check-inMarch 31, 2017

The travel industry continues to make its voice heard on priority issues in the news and in Washington. Our united efforts help ensure that our nation’s leaders, lawmakers, media and public understand the economic contributions of the travel industry.

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Friday Check-inMarch 17, 2017

U.S. Travel will defend against any measures that impede legitimate inbound travel—America’s No. 3 export—and continues to urge the Trump administration to make clear that the U.S. welcomes all international travelers who are approved to visit here.

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Friday Check-inMarch 03, 2017

U.S. Travel is urging the administration to make clear that legitimate international travelers are welcome to visit the U.S., while outlining the enhanced security measures contained in the executive action. 

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Friday Check-inFebruary 17, 2017

We continue to monitor and analyze impact on travel intent and international perception following the currently suspended presidential executive order. 

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Friday Check-inFebruary 03, 2017

This week’s video focuses on travel-related measures contained within last week’s White House executive order on immigration and refugees, and outlines several steps U.S. Travel is taking to move forward as a constructive partner to the administration and lawmakers on behalf of the industry.

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